Lamorde Advocates Anti-graft Training for The Military



The Executive Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes , Ibrahim Lamorde has advocated regular anti-corruption training military personnel across the country as part of efforts at curbing the menace of corruption in Nigeria.

He made the call on Wednesday 30, 2013 when members of the Senior Command Course 35 of the Command and Staff College, Jaji, Kaduna visited the EFCC , Karu, Abuja.

The EFCC boss who was represented by the of the EFCC , Mr. Ayo Olowonihi briefed the visitors, led by Air Commodore James Illiyasu, on the responsibilities of the which include law enforcement training the EFCC and other agencies; and capacity development courses Financial and designated non- financial institutions and other stakeholders.

He revealed that EFCC’s  basic training  runs  eighteen months  during which the cadets go through rigorous studies and physical exercises before their mentorship at  various sections  like Advance Fee Fraud,  Economic Governance, Bank Fraud and Counter Terrorism and General Investigations where they spend three months each.

The also gave an indication that the challenges, plan to expand its programmes to accommodate the training needs of other law enforcement agencies the West African Sub-region.

Responding, Commodore Illiyasu expressed his delegation’s appreciation for the hospitability accorded . He said they were at the academy to deepen their understanding of the workings of the EFCC. He expressed delight that the addressed all the burning issues.


 

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